Gena Govas

I am an OPA National level athlete, six time marathoner and life long fitness enthusiast. My passion for exercise is the added force behind the success of my clients. I'm a Can Fit Pro Personal Trainer Specialist, and upcoming Can Fit Pro Nutrition Specialist and Tabata Certified Instructor. I have also completed Can Fit Pro Older Adult training. Since 2003 I have worked with a variety of fitness levels in Toronto and the GTA. The advances in research constantly change what we know about exercise, diet and general well-being and I stay on top of changes through continued education, research and training.

Breaking Plateaus

At the start of your health and fitness program you will generally feel the changes before you see them.  Soon enough the scale shifts, you’re shedding fat and you’re feeling great.  After a while though you find that you’re not making any more progress. 

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Don’t Just Sit There!

A study published last year in the Journal of the American Heart Association linked TV watching with death. Same goes for playing video games. Morbid, I know. But it’s not the watching or gaming that’s killing us – it’s the sitting.

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How to Set and Achieve Fitness Goals

So here we are in February, the perfect time to assess our progress towards the goals we set at the beginning of the year. If you’re like many you may be cringing at the thought because what research tells us is that by the first week of the year 1/4 of those who make a resolution give up and another 40% abandon their goal by the end of the month.

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